Legal - LCA Finance & Ops - Analyst

  • Competitive
  • Irving, TX, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs USA
  • 16 Jan 18 2018-01-16

Legal - LCA Finance & Ops - Analyst

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB LEGAL
We work at the intersection of finance and law, providing counsel and advice that support activities across the firm. We handle litigation and arbitration, perform research and due diligence, aid in financing and legal filings, deal with contracts and intellectual property rights that show our commitment to clients, shareholders, and regulators. Whether you're an experienced attorney or a quick learner with a strong interest in financial law coupled with critical thinking skills, our dynamic group might be right for you.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS Duties
Within Legal Finance & Operations, the Legal Operations team focuses extensively on the processing and payment of outside counsel invoices, as well as the front-end administrative maintenance of the e-billing system used for those invoices. Primary day-to-day responsibilities could include:

  • Process outside-counsel electronic invoices using a legal e-billing application, including:
    • Closely review invoices received for their content and conformity to GS billing guidelines; enforce compliance by communicating any issues found promptly and directly with outside counsel billing areas
    • Work with attorneys and businesspeople to identify appropriate allocations
    • Research and rectify rejected invoices
  • Support the Operations Team co-leads in Texas and New York
  • Develop excellent working relationships with Global Legal Department counterparts to ensure coordinated, consistent handling of legal invoices
  • Outside counsel billing and finance teams
  • Provide periodic and ad hoc reporting to team and department management of invoice-administration metrics
Skills
  • Highly motivated team player with the ability to interact confidently with attorneys, businesspeople, and management of various seniorities
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing
  • Excellent judgment, attention to detail, sensitivity to risk, and discretion, including the ability to handle highly confidential information appropriately
  • Excellent organizational skills; flexibility to prioritize and reprioritize as shifting business needs require
  • Self-starter; ability to work proactively and independently
  • Flexibility in working across time zones covering attorneys based primarily in New York
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to learn and operate other programs, internal systems, and online processes quickly and efficiently
  • Familiarity with legal e-billing applications a plus
  • Customer service mentality is vital
Education
College degree preferred

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